A minor earthquake magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 253 km W of Ferndale, California (157 miles). Global time and date of event 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 22:31:59 / March 12, 2017 @ 10:31 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72773776. Unique identifier: nc72773776. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.3 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:31:59 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -127.2215° West, latitude 40.2806667° North, depth = 4.3 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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